05/23/15 7:33am

Rolling Thunder 2014 474
Rolling Thunder, the annual motorcycle rally that is held in Washington, DC during the Memorial Day weekend to call for the government’s recognition and protection of Prisoners of War (POWs) and those Missing in Action (MIAs) occurs tomorrow (Sunday, May 24, 2015). The organization expects around 100,000 riders/veterans will roar across Washington, DC on their motorcyclesthis Memorial Day weekend as a tribute to American war heroes.

If you’re taking Metro down to the rally, don’t forget Metro is doing track work on this holiday weekend.

Here are your road closures through Monday for Rolling Thunder 2015.

Thunder Alley

9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday

The following street closures will be in effect from 8 a.m. Friday until 5 p.m. Monday

  • 22nd Street, NW between Constitution Avenue and C Street

Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Ride

Sunday 11:30 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m. on the following route:

Beginning in the North Pentagon parking lot

  • Crossing the Memorial Bridge to 23rd Street NW
  • North on 23rd St. to Constitution Ave.
  • East on Constitution Ave. to Pennsylvania Ave.
  • East on Pennsylvania Ave to 3rd Street
  • South on 3rd St to Independence Ave.
  • West on Independence Ave to West Basin Dr.
  • Southwest on West Basin Dr. to Ohio Dr.
  • Northwest on Ohio Dr. to Franklin D. Roosevelt Park where the ride will end

The following streets along the route will be closed to traffic beginning at approximately 11:30 a.m. and are expected to be reopened at about 4 p.m.:

  • Memorial Bridge, to include Memorial Avenue from Route 110 to Arlington Memorial Circle
  • Ohio Drive from Independence Ave. to Virginia Ave.
  • Ohio Drive, riverside, from the inlet Bridge to Independence Ave.
  • Independence Ave. from 1st Street, SW to 23rd Street, SW
  • Constitution Ave. from Pennsylvania Ave., NW to 23rd Street.
  • 3rd, 4th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 15th, 17th and 23rd Streets between Independence Ave. and Constitution Ave., to include one block north of Constitution and one block south of Independence Ave.
  • Henry Bacon and Daniel French Drives

In addition, beginning at 5:00 a.m., West Potomac Park will be closed between Inlet Bridge and the intersection of 23rd Street and Independence Avenue, SW. Park Police will assist motorists and pedestrians. Public transportation is recommended for the National Mall and the monuments and memorials. Allow extra time for the trip.

(Photo by Robert Stankiewicz, on Flickr)

05/23/15 7:06am

An extraordinary home for sale on Holmes Run Parkway in Alexandria, Virginia. Check out the view!

This extraordinary 1 bedroom, 1 bath condominium penthouse is for sale and located at 5300 Holmes Run Parkway in the Holmes Run neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia. Check out the view! Open house THIS Sunday!

Via the listing

Penthouse with 10\’+ ceilings, extra large balcony with expansive views overlooking the courtyard. Wonderful building with 24-hr front desk and on-site manager has tons of amenities including pool, tennis courts, and indoor workout facility plus newly redesigned common outdoor areas for recreation and cook-outs. All utilities included! Underground garage space and extra storage unit included.

Contact the Realtor at this link if you’re interested in more information about this property.

Looking for a home for rent or for sale in the Alexandria, Virginia area? Click this link to search our real estate listings.

If you have a home to sell or to rent in the Alexandria, Virginia area, consider putting it in front of the areas FASTEST growing audience. Click this link for details.

05/23/15 7:02am

Jump In to the 2015 Outdoor Pool Season

alexandria logoThe City of Alexandria 2015 Outdoor Pool Season opens Saturday, May 23 at the Old Town Pool, located at 1609 Cameron Street in Alexandria, and Memorial Pool at Charles Houston Recreation Center, located at 901 Wythe Street in Alexandria on Saturday, May 23.

The complete 2015 Outdoor Pool season operating schedule is as follows:

(more…)